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PROSPECTS: Teply Nets Overtime Winner

Four Blackhawks prospects named to selection camps for 2020 World Juniors

by Monterey Pepper /

Every week, will keep you up to date with the top-performing prospects in their minor-league, junior, college or European team action. Full stats for each prospect will be updated weekly throughout the season HERE

1st Star: Michal Teply (WHL)

The Line: 3GP, 2G, 2A

The Winnipeg Ice winger has tallied two goals and two assists in his last three games. The 18-year-old buried the game-winning goal 1:12 into overtime in Saturday night's 5-2 victory over the Kamloops Blazers. He currently leads the team with 13 goals and 30 points in 29 games played. Teply has also been invited to Czech Republic's National Junior Team Selection Camp ahead of the 2020 World Junior Championships.

Tweet from @WHLWpgICE: The Winner 👀🔥#FeelTheFreeze

2nd Star: Alec Regula (OHL)

The Line: 3GP, 2G

The London Knights defenseman is currently on a two-game point streak with goals in back-to-back games this weekend. Both came on the power play, one in a 6-3 loss against the Owen Sound Attack on Dec. 6 and the second in a 3-1 win over Guelph Storm on Dec. 8. Regula secured a spot on the prelimentary roster of the 2020 U.S. National Junior Team.

Tweet from @OHLHockey: There's nothin' like scoring the big teddy bear goal on national TV, right @AlecRegula?The @NHLBlackhawks prospect's 7th PPG of the year opened the scoring for the @GoLondonKnights, launching a steady stream of stuffies onto the ice 🧸

3rd Star: Dylan Sikura (AHL)

The Line: 3GP, 1G, 2A

The Rockford winger had a busy week playing three games in as many days. Sikura played with Rockford on Friday and Saturday night before getting the call up to the Blackhawks in time for Sunday's game vs. Arizona. The Ontario native scored the lone regulation goal in Friday's 2-1 shootout win against the Grand Rapids Griffins andleads the team in goals (9) and points (16).

Tweet from @goicehogs: BIG BRO������LIL' BRO AND IT'S 1-1 AFTER 2!! 🚨

Around the system:

  • Tyler Sikura has an assist in each of his last three games played for the IceHogs 
  • Niklas Nordgen (HIFK) and Antti Saarela (Ilves) were both named to Finland's selection camp roster for the 2020 World Juniors. 
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